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竹蒔絵硯箱
Writing Box (Suzuribako) in the Shape of a Piece of Bamboo

Period:
Taishō period (1912–26)
Date:
early 20th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Lacquered wood with black takamaki-e on black lacquer ground (kuromaki-e)
Dimensions:
L. 10 1/6 in. (25.8 cm); W. 7 11/16 in. (19.5 cm); Gr. D. 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
Bequest of Hope Skillman Schary, 1981
Accession Number:
1982.244.2a–e
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 231
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Written Image: Japanese Calligraphy and Paintings from the Sylvan Barnet and William Burto Collection," October 1, 2002–March 2, 2003.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Great Waves: Chinese Themes in the Arts of Korea and Japan II," March 22, 2003–September 21, 2003.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Masterpieces from the Permanent Collection," July 2, 2005–November 29, 2005.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Graceful Gestures: Two Decades of Collecting Japanese Art," 2007.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Drama of Eyes and Hands: Sharaku's Portraits of Kabuki Actors," September 20, 2007–March 24, 2008.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Japanese Bamboo Art: The Abbey Collection," June 13, 2017–February 4, 2018.

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